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Keep Your Ears Dry

  

As the weather warms and we head to the pools and beaches, a few simple precautions can help prevent a common problem that can result from a day in the water. Swimmer’s ear, or acute otitis externa, is a bacterial infection usually caused by water staying in the outer ear canal for a long time. In this podcast, Michele Hlavsa discusses swimmer’s ear and ways to prevent it. Created: 6/2/2011 by MMWR. Date Released: 6/2/2011. Series Name: A Cup of Health with CDC.

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